Friends

The BEST episodes of Friends

Every episode of Friends ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Friends!

Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are six 20 something year-olds, living off one another in the heart of New York City. Over the course of ten years, this average group of buddies goes through massive mayhem, family trouble, past and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend.

Last Updated: 7/29/2022Network: NBC
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The Last One (2)
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8.86
1643 votes

#1 - The Last One (2)

Season 10 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/6/2004

Ross and Phoebe chase Rachel to the airport. Meanwhile, Chandler and Monica pack up their apartment. Joey gets Monica and Chandler a surprising gift.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:Amazon
The Last One (1)
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8.33
2883 votes

#2 - The Last One (1)

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/6/2004

Erica gives birth, but there's one small added surprise. Ross realizes that he still loves Rachel.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Everybody Finds Out
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8.18
3651 votes

#3 - The One Where Everybody Finds Out

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/11/1999

When the friends discover that Ugly Naked Guy is moving out of his apartment, Ross leaps at the opportunity to get his own place. Phoebe finds out about Monica and Chandler and tries to get them to reveal the truth.

Directors: Michael Lembeck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Embryos
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8.13
3302 votes

#4 - The One with the Embryos

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/15/1998

Phoebe's uterus is examined for implantation of the embryos. Meanwhile, a seemingly harmless game between Chandler and Joey against Monica and Rachel escalates into a full blown contest where the stakes are raised higher and higher.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Proposal (2)
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8.11
2500 votes

#5 - The One with the Proposal (2)

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/18/2000

Chandler continues to pretend to hate the idea of marriage, unaware Richard wants Monica back. Meanwhile, Rachel and Phoebe discuss their 'back-up' plans.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One in Vegas (2)
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8.11
2058 votes

#6 - The One in Vegas (2)

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/20/1999

Chandler and Monica reconcile and hastily decide to get married. Ross and Rachel get drunk and roam the casino. Phoebe deals with a 'lurker' on the slot machines.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with Ross's Wedding (2)
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8.08
2377 votes

#7 - The One with Ross's Wedding (2)

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/7/1998

Phoebe calls to warn of Rachel's impending arrival. Ross and Emily's parents get into an argument. The wedding ends with a blunder.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:iTunes
The One with the Prom Video
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8.06
3936 votes

#8 - The One with the Prom Video

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/1/1996

The gang watches a home video from the night of Monica and Rachel's prom. Joey gives Chandler a hideous bracelet.

Directors: James Burrows
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One With Chandler And Monica's Wedding (2)
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8.06
2223 votes

#9 - The One With Chandler And Monica's Wedding (2)

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/17/2001

Ross desperately searches for the missing Chandler. Joey encounters problems trying to get off the movie set.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with Rachel's Going Away Party
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8.03
2980 votes

#10 - The One with Rachel's Going Away Party

Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/29/2004

The friends throw Rachel a small going away party and she proceeds to say goodbye to each of her friends individually.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where the Stripper Cries
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8.00
2802 votes

#11 - The One Where the Stripper Cries

Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/5/2004

Phoebe's bachelorette party features a rather unexpected surprise. Joey appears on a game show. Old secrets come to light when Ross and Chandler attend a college reunion.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Rachel Finds Out
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7.95
3227 votes

#12 - The One Where Rachel Finds Out

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/18/1995

As Ross leaves for China, Chandler accidentally reveals Ross's feelings for Rachel. Joey takes part in a fertility study and is unable to sleep with his new girlfriend.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Rachel Has A Baby (2)
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7.95
1958 votes

#13 - The One Where Rachel Has A Baby (2)

Season 8 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/16/2002

After Rachel gives birth to her baby, she must confront relationship issues around her.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Ross Finds Out
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7.95
3763 votes

#14 - The One Where Ross Finds Out

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/1995

A drunken Rachel calls Ross and reveals her feelings for him on his answering machine. Meanwhile, Monica finds work as Chandler's personal trainer and Phoebe has a hard time trying to get her boyfriend to sleep with her.

Directors: Peter Bonerz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with All the Poker
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7.94
3659 votes

#15 - The One with All the Poker

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/2/1995

Rachel interviews for a job as an assistant buyer. She also sees another side of the usually docile Ross when the girls face the boys during a not-so-friendly game of poker.

Directors: James Burrows
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Ross and Rachel...You Know
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7.92
3399 votes

#16 - The One Where Ross and Rachel...You Know

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/8/1996

Monica becomes infatuated with a friend of her parents when she caters a party for him. Ross and Rachel go on their first date. Joey and Chandler refuse to move when they get a new TV and two armchairs.

Directors: Michael Lembeck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Rumor
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7.91
3357 votes

#17 - The One with the Rumor

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/22/2001

Monica invites an old friend from high school over for Thanksgiving dinner. Meanwhile, Joey vows to eat an entire turkey by himself.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One in Barbados (1)
star
7.90
2881 votes

#18 - The One in Barbados (1)

Season 9 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/15/2003

The friends support Ross as he prepares for a keynote paleontological address in Barbados. Phoebe has her hands full with two suitors, David and Mike.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One in Barbados (2)
star
7.89
1190 votes

#19 - The One in Barbados (2)

Season 9 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/15/2003

Rachel finally tells Joey about her crush on him. Monica and Mike compete at a game of ping pong.

Directors: Kevin S. Bright
Watch Now:Amazon
The One with the Baby on the Bus
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7.88
3567 votes

#20 - The One with the Baby on the Bus

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/1995

Chandler and Joey baby-sit Ben when Ross has an allergic reaction and has to go to the hospital. Phoebe loses her Central Perk singing gig to a professional singer.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One Where Joey Speaks French
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7.88
2756 votes

#21 - The One Where Joey Speaks French

Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/19/2004

Phoebe tries to teach Joey to speak French for an audition. Ross and Rachel head out to Long Island after her dad has a heart attack.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with Ross' Tan
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7.88
3345 votes

#22 - The One with Ross' Tan

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/9/2003

Joey and Rachel struggle to be more than friends. Ross gets a spray tan.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Stripper
star
7.87
3083 votes

#23 - The One with the Stripper

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/15/2001

Rachel prepares to have dinner with her dad and tell him that she's pregnant. Meanwhile, Chandler discovers that Monica had a bachelorette party with a stripper.

Directors: David Schwimmer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Flashback
star
7.86
3510 votes

#24 - The One with the Flashback

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/1996

When Janice asks the gang if any of them have ever slept together, the friends flash back to three years earlier.

Directors: Peter Bonerz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The One with the Nap Partners
star
7.86
3342 votes

#25 - The One with the Nap Partners

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/2000

Rachel and Phoebe compete to be Monica's maid-of-honor. Joey and Ross find themselves in awkward positions after a nap.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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